Marvel Comics released solicitations for comics shipping in June. The highlights: New Warriors concludes its third story arc, “Thrashed,” as the team’s leader is missing when they need him most. Nova‘s clash against Galactus and the Silver Surfer continues. Power Pack: Day One concludes the brand new origin of the youngest super-heroes! Plus, the Thunderbolts, a new Official Handbook hardcover edition, and more new collections. Read on…!
NEW WARRIORS #13
Written by KEVIN GREVIOUX
Penciled by PACO MEDINA
Cover by NIC KLEIN
Night Thrasher. He’s vanished during the heat of battle. Disappeared while the rest of the team is training. And now he’s left members of his team trapped in the lair of a super-villain who’s way out their league. And Jubilee is fed up with it. But is she willing to walk out on Night Thrasher when her teammates’ lives are at stake?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
Written by ANDY LANNING & DAN ABNETT
Penciled by WELLINTON ALVES
Cover by ALEX MALEEV
Continuing one of the wildest Galactus and Silver Surfer stories ever! He’s got the power of the entire Nova Force. He’s faced down the likes of Sphinx and Annihilus. But is the Human Rocket even in the same league as the Devourer of Worlds and his most famous herald? And what the blue blazes can Nova do when he finds himself the only thing standing between the big G and his next super-sized mega-meal? So, c’mon all you Silver Surfer & Galactus fans, take a chance on this book and find out why IGN.com says “NOVA has become one of Marvel’s best new series.”
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
POWER PACK: DAY ONE #4 (of 4)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Art by GURIHIRU & COLLEEN COOVER
Cover by GURIHIRU
The Pack’s first twenty-four has come to an end, and they’ve got make sure it’s their finest — not their final hour! But to do that they’re going to have to stop the Kymellians from blowing up Earth, thwart a full-on Snark invasion, and break into the heavily-guarded Project: PEGASUS to destroy their dad’s out-of-control invention! All at the same time!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99
Penance probably in…
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Penciled by MIKE DEODATO
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
As the quartet of villainous telepaths in the basement of Thunderbolts Mountain delivers their final assault against the T-Bolts team, Norman Osborn’s already fragile psyche may have cracked for the last time. The Goblin is ready to emerge!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE VOL. 2: KILLED IN ACTION PREMIERE HC
Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by JIM CHEUNG
Training is almost over for our cadets. Some will graduate. Some will washout. And, yes, some WILL die! And with the clock ticking on the first class of recruits, get ready to meet the next batch! Including new Marvels, old Marvels, at least one SKRULL and…THE IRREDEEMABLE GIANT-MAN!? Also, with the Gauntlet out of commission, just wait until you meet Camp Hammond’s new Drill Instructor – he’s a real Taskmaster! Collecting AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #7-13 and ANNUAL #1.
208 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99
HULK: WWH – DAMAGE CONTROL TPB
Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE & GREG PAK
Penciled by SALVA ESPIN & RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by GREG LAND
World War Hulk is over. But the Aftersmash has just begun. Heroes and monsters rise and fall as the events of World War Hulk reverberate through the blasted ruins of New York City with goliath impact in a massive story featuring the Warbound, the Renegades, Heroes for Hire, Iron Man, Tom Foster and Damage Control. And yes, smashing will be involved. Plus: We don’t know if you heard, but Hulk came back to earth and made a HUUUUUUUUGE mess. Who’s S.H.I.E.L.D. gonna get to clean it up? DAMAGE CONTROL, the roughest, toughest dilapidated dirt dogs this side’a the universe. If anyone can clean up the aftereffects of World War Hulk, they can. But while they’re picking up the pieces, they find that the war…may not be over. Collecting WORLD WAR HULK: AFTERSMASH and WWH AFTERSMASH: DAMAGE CONTROL #1-3.
112 PGS./Rated T+ …$12.99
House of M versions of Cloak, Darkhawk, Rage, Speedball, Turbo and Zero-G in…
HOUSE OF M: AVENGERS TPB
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE
Penciled by MIKE PERKINS
Cover by MIKE PERKINS
Return to the world of the hit House of M series, where mutants rule the earth and familiar heroes lead shocking, unfamiliar lives! See the history of this alternate reality revealed for the first time! Follow Luke Cage as he goes from wrongly-convicted prisoner to super-powered fugitive – and assembles the band of rebel freedom fighters who will come to be known as the Avengers! Featuring Hawkeye, Iron Fist, Moon Knight, Tigra, Mockingbird and more than a few surprises! The team behind the acclaimed Union Jack, Christos (World War Hulk: X-Men) Gage and Mike (Captain America) Perkins, reunite to bring you Marvel’s heroes and villains in a world where anything can happen – and does! Collecting HOUSE OF M: AVENGERS #1-5.
120 PGS./Rated T+ …$13.99
Profiles of Dagger and Darkhawk in…
OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE A TO Z VOL. 3 PREMIERE HC
Written by JEFF CHRISTIANSEN, SEAN MCQUAID, STUART VANDAL, MIKE FICHERA, MADISON CARTER, MICHAEL HOSKIN, RONALD BYRD, MARK O’ENGLISH, ERIC J. MOREELS, CHAD ANDERSON, DAVID WILTFONG, JACOB ROUGEMONT, AL SJOERDSMA, CHRIS BIGGS & RICH GREEN
Cover by TOM GRUMMETT
Continuing the most exciting and comprehensive Marvel Handbook ever assembled! This twelve-volume guide to the Marvel Universe features more than 100 huge entries in each tome! This issue – from Crimson Dynamo (Gennady Gavrilov) to the Elements of Doom! Spotlighting people (Crystal, Cyclops, Daredevil, Dazzler, Deadpool, three Deathloks, three Death’s Heads, Dr. Doom, Dr. Octopus, Dr. Strange, Domino, Dracula, Drax, Dust, Echo, Elektra), places (the Daily Bugle, District X), teams (the Defenders), species (Demons, Deviants), alternate realities (Days of Future Past, Earth-A, Earth X) items (the Darkhold) and more!
240 PGS./Rated T+ …$24.99